Williams shines as tired travellers fall to Toulouse : PlanetRugby

Williams shines as tired travellers fall to Toulouse : PlanetRugby

Pursuing their 54-20 Champions Cup defeat to Toulouse in the quarter-finals, he is how we rated the Sharks players.

15 Boeta Chamberlain: He took his opportunity to rating properly, but he was usually mostly nameless. 4

14 Werner Kok: He experienced minor to do with the ball in hand but did make his mark on defence. 5

13 Lukhanyo Am: The Sharks required to get the ball into his palms far more generally. He confirmed his course with a superb go to established up Chamberlain. 5

12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg: Another difficult-performing effectiveness, highlighted by his endeavours to deny Mallia a next try. He was a superior resource for go-ahead ball. Regretably, he picked up a awful personal injury. 5

11 Makazola Mapimpi: He tried out to impact the match as considerably as attainable as he searched for do the job. He experienced some good results in doing so and applied the strain with his kick chase. 6

Halfbacks impress on attack

10 Curwin Bosch: Set up a stunning try for his 50 %-again lover and was a genuine risk on attack getting over 200 metres. His counterattack was fantastic, and he did kick well at moments. However, his just one cost down, just one inadequate clearance, and 5 skipped tackles hurt the Sharks far more than his excellence on assault aided. 5

9 Grant Williams: He scored a fantastic consider and pretty much bought a different if it was not for a forward go from himself in the build-up. He stepped up for the Sharks in the absence of Jaden Hendrikse, and his kicking and passing recreation was of the maximum get. He took his possibility, and the Sharks need to be confident with him in the commencing lineup from now on. 7

8 Sikumbuzo Notshe: An industrious 63-minute change from the in-variety quantity 8. Only Bosch produced much more metres than the 29-calendar year-previous. 7

 7 Vincent Tshituka: Busy all around the park with small accomplishment. He was stripped of the ball in a carry but did gain 21 metres. 5

6 Siya Kolisi: Tireless do the job charge, the Springbok and Sharks captain was great through and did his utmost to inspire his side to victory. He pretty much stopped Mallia from scoring, outpacing Janse van Rensburg en route to make the tackle, and showed off all his expertise clearing out rucks, building sharp tackles and producing sublime offloads. 6

5 Gerbrandt Grobler: He did assert a lineout steal and experienced a great battle at the established piece with the likes of Flament and Arnold. Struggled to obtain a great deal go forward with the ball in hand. 5

4 Hyron Andrews: An error-ridden match from the lock, who also conceded a foolish penalty prior to 50 percent-time, which shifted momentum in Toulouse’s favour. Very a fall off from Eben Etzebeth. 4

Du Toit battles as a result of injuries

3 Thomas du Toit: A strong outing from the departing tighthead prop. He had a fantastic struggle in the scrums with Baille and was plainly on major of Toulouse’s substitute loosehead. He played on inspite of nursing an damage and was fast paced all around the park. 6

2 Bongi Mbonambi: A stable performance in the set piece from the Springbok hooker. He was a person of the busier tacklers for the Sharks but was less impactful with the ball in hand than he has been earlier. 5

1 Ox Nche: He put up a decent fight in the scrums and appeared for work in assault. He coughed up a possibility when filling in at scrum-50 percent early in the game and didn’t make a lot effects with the ball in hand. 4

Replacements: Toulouse dominated the latter phases of the activity, with no Sharks actually earning a notable influence once coming on the pitch. 2

Browse Extra: 5-time winners Toulouse clearly show course to set up mouth-watering semi-closing with Leinster